THE TAXONOMY OF THE GENUS CORCHOROPSISSIEB. ET ZUCC.
Tang Ya (Chengdu Institute of Biology, Academia Sinica, Chengdu 610015)
Since its establishment, the genus Corchoropsis Sieb. et Zucc. has not been well nderstood. In the present paper, the genus is revised based on examination of herbarium secimens. One species consisting of two varieties is recognized. C. psilocarpa Harms et Loes. i,educed to a variety under C. tomentosa and C. intermedia Nakai, C. tomentosa var. gibrescens Nakai, C. tomentosa f. glabrescens (Nakai) Hara, C. tomentosa var. micropetala Y.T. chang, and C. tomentosa var. tomentosicarpa P. L. Chiu et G. R. Zhong are reduced as rnonyms of C. tomentosa var. tomentosa.
【CateGory Index】： Q949